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Supreme Court’s Landmark Brown v. Board Decision Marks 70th Anniversary

Seventy years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional. Brown v. Board of Educat...

By blackchronicle May 18, 2024 03:28AM

Kansas issues new Medicaid contracts with emphasis on expanding care, maternal needs

TOPEKA — Kansas health officials have selected three health care insurance companies to manage the state’s privatized Medicaid system after conducting th...

By newsfromthestates May 16, 2024 02:18PM

Nedra Rhone: Fulfilling the promise of Brown v. Board of Education is up to us

But milestone anniversaries like this one are moments ripe for reflection and debate. And, over the decades, many luminaries in the fields of law and educati...

By ajc May 15, 2024 09:01AM
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Supreme Court’s Landmark Brown v. Board Decision Marks 70th Anniversary

Seventy years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional. Brown v. Board of Educat...

By blackchronicle May 18, 2024 03:28AM
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Brown v. Board is 70 years old. Why are so many schools hypersegregated?

First Person is where Chalkbeat features personal essays by educators, students, parents, and others thinking and writing about public education. I was 21 w...

By chalkbeat May 17, 2024 10:46PM

The Day After Brown (U.S. National Park Service)

Monroe Elementary School auditorium ca. 1940s. At 12 noon on Monday, May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its ruling in Brown v. Board of Educatio...

By nps May 17, 2024 08:16PM

Brown vs. Board: Topeka’s first Black female superintendent talks about equity, leadership

In 1950, the NAACP asked third-grader Linda Brown’s father to be one of a handful of plaintiffs in what would become Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka...

By smartbrief May 14, 2024 01:18AM

KDOT announces approved April bids

The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects. The letting took place April 17, 202...

By hayspost May 12, 2024 09:45AM

Kansas’ governor vetoes a bill for extending child support to fetuses

photo by: Evert Nelson/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File TOPEKA — Kansas’ Democratic governor on Friday vetoed a bill aimed at ensuring that child...

By ljworld May 10, 2024 10:30PM

Dallas Assistant City Manager Robert Perez Hired to Lead Topeka’s Government

Dallas Interim City Manager Kimberly Bizor Tolbert will have one more change to make on her new organizational chart. Assistant City Manager Robert Perez is leaving for Topeka, Kansas. Perez has been chosen as the lone finalist for Topeka’s open city manager’s job, according to a well-placed source at Topeka City Hall with knowledge of the hiring process who did not have permission to sp...

By dmagazine May 10, 2024 05:15PM

Learning for Justice helps connect “Brown” decision to education justice today

Seventy years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. The 1954 decision struck down the notion of “separa...

By splcenter May 17, 2024 05:52PM

Today In History: SCOTUS Rules On Brown v. Board Of Education

Portrait of nine-year-old African-American student Linda Brown as she poses outside Sumner Elementary School, Topkea, Kansas, 1953. When her enrollment in th...

By talkingpointsmemo May 17, 2024 05:51PM

On This Day in 1954 – Brown v. Board of Education is Decided

May 17, 1954: In a major civil rights victory, the U.S. Supreme Court hands down a unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, ruling that r...

By dailyfly May 17, 2024 03:58PM

How Brown v. Board of Education informed Topeka superintendent Tiffany Anderson's book

Rising at 2 a.m. daily, Topeka Public Schools superintendent Tiffany Anderson for the past year thought about how to encourage parents to be their child's fi...

By cjonline May 17, 2024 09:12AM

Andrews McMeel Almanac for May 17, 2024 - Andrews McMeel Almanac

Today is the 138th day of 2024 and the 60th day of spring. TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1792, 24 brokers and merchants signed the Buttonwood Agreement, forming what ...

By uexpress May 17, 2024 06:51AM

Kansas lawmakers will return to Topeka as Gov. Laura Kelly rejects their third attempt at tax cuts

Kansas lawmakers will once again go back to the drawing board on tax cuts. Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have cut state t...

By kansaspublicradio May 16, 2024 10:21PM

Dallas Asst. City Manager Tapped To Lead Topeka, Kansas

The Topeka City Council in Kansas has chosen Robert Perez, Dallas’ assistant city manager, to become its new city manager. “I’m extremely honored and ...

By dallasexpress May 16, 2024 07:50PM

Kansas issues new Medicaid contracts with emphasis on expanding care, maternal needs • Kansas Reflector

TOPEKA — Kansas health officials have selected three health care insurance companies to manage the state’s privatized Medicaid system after conducting th...

By kansasreflector May 16, 2024 02:21PM
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Supreme Court’s Landmark Brown v. Board Decision Marks 70th Anniversary

Seventy years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional. Brown v. Board of Educat...

By blackchronicle May 18, 2024 03:28AM

Andrews McMeel Almanac for May 17, 2024 - Andrews McMeel Almanac

Today is the 138th day of 2024 and the 60th day of spring. TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1792, 24 brokers and merchants signed the Buttonwood Agreement, forming what ...

By uexpress May 17, 2024 06:51AM